Leonardo: the next stage in Wildcat weapon training launches at RNAS Yeovilton

RNAS Yeovilton, 07/11/2022– Leonardo has enhanced the delivery of weapons loading training for the British Armed Forces through the introduction of a Weapons Loading System Trainer (WLST) based at the Wildcat Training Centre at the Royal Naval Air Station (RNAS) in Yeovilton, Somerset. 

This bespoke trainer, manufactured by Pennant International, is a key capability for the UK Ministry of Defence’s (MOD) Future Anti-Surface Guided Weapon (FASGW) programme. It will train operators on the full range of weapons loading, from legacy to new weapons on -board the AW159 Wildcat helicopter, in a high-fidelity training environment. 

Pennant International Group plc (LON:PEN) is a leading global provider of technology-based maintainer training and integrated product support solutions.

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